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Meet These 2 Japanese Robots! Are They Cool or Creepy?

Japan is a step ahead when it comes to bringing out the latest advanced technology. The same goes for robotics. Japan has introduced a variety of robots from animal robots, social robots, humanoid entertainment robots and even android robots. Author’s photo Surely you’ve come across the names Robi, Asimo and Pepper. These are well known…

Paro the Baby Seal: The World’s Cutest Therapeutic Robot

The Paro robot is a therapeutic robot that is modeled after a baby harp seal. The Guinness World Record officially recognized Paro as the world’s most therapeutic robot. It is available in white, pink, grey or gold colors. Paro was developed by Takanori Shibata of the Intelligent System Research Institute of the Japan National Institute…

Meet 3 of Japan’s Celebrity Robots!

The world of robotics technology has already come a long way. Japan, as one of the world’s leaders in humanoid robotics, has shown that robots are not only meant to be used as tools to help us people in our daily lives but can also be used to entertain us. Evolving from a simple tool…

Did AKB48’s Kashiwagi Yuki Marry a Robot?

Well, sort of…It was actually a robot version of Yuki Kashiwagi from AKB48 who married another robot named Frois. The robot made in the image of Yuki was named Yukirin. The Yukirin Robot   tokyokinky.com/ The Yukirin robot was developed by an enthusiastic fan and artist, Takayuki Todo who made the robot for his graduation…

Meet Pepper, Japan’s Most Popular Humanoid Robot

Recently, Japan’s interest in robotic technology has shifted towards the potential of humanoid robots that are able to interact with humans. Robotics has been sought after as the pillar of economic growth in Japan and robots have long been used to facilitate the manufacturing industry in the country. Now, with the creation of Pepper–the first…

Meet Japan’s One and Only Robot Celebrity: Matsuko-roid!

Japan is famous across the globe for its robots. When people imagine Japan they picture the giant robots from Gundam and Evangelion fighting or cutesy robots doing everything for you or recently even hotels completely staffed by robots who’ll look after your every need from checking in to room service. Now however there is a…

Build your Own Robot friend in Japan!

Ever wanted your own personal robot companion? Well in Japan you can build your own! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Emese Balogh (@emi.balogh) on Jan 21, 2019 at 1:50pm PST Robi was created by Tomotaka Takahashi and by collecting the parts and following the instructions in the Weekly Robi magazine you…

Henn na Hotel: First Ever Robotic Hotel in the World!

Japan has always been at the forefront of technology, from cars, infrastructure and gadgets to cosmetics, you name it! If you’re an adventurous and innovative person who would like to stay in Japan and have a rather unique hotel experience. Then, this might be the right place for you! Henn na Hotel has just opened…

Henn na, the weirdest hotel in Japan?

Japan is known internationally of being a little eccentric. Many people have seen the myriads of mascots that fast food chains have, and watching Japanese adverts is popular outside of Japan. So when a hotel opens it’s doors and calls itself Henn na (Weird Hotel) it must be rather unusual! Henn na View this post…

Humanoid Robot Receptionist, amazing or creepy?

She is the best! Yes, she is! She smiles, she giggles, she nods, she sings, she even blinks. She is the best receptionist you could find anywhere. Her name is ChihiraAico. You can call her Chihira. She works in Mitsukoshi, the Japanese department store. But she is a robot! :) What’s so great about Chihira?…